Prison Service to phase out firewood as climate forum ends
Following reports that about 120 million Nigerians especially women, are vulnerable to dangers associated with firewood smoke, the Nigeria Prisons Service...
Experts, communities urge FG to protect Lekki seashore
Piqued by the scourge of erosion at the Alpha Beach and Barbwire Beach, Lekki, Lagos, environmentalists and community leaders have called for urgent government’s intervention towards protecting the area.
Group trains 550 on climate change in Cross River State
Worried by the level of deforestation and ignorance on climate change, a non-governmental organisation has trained about 550 persons on how to sustain the forest and its environment in Cross River State.
Tales of sorrow, anger as residents decry Sango-Agbado-Akute road
No doubt, the expansion of the 32km Sango-Ijoko-Agbado-Ojodu Abiodun road is a massive project, capable of not only opening up the area for commercial activities, but will engender rapid development of Ogun State. So, when bulldozers and excavators roared in the neighbourhood on Monday, October 22, 2013, dismantling structures to make way for the expansion…
Cross River communities get clean cook stoves
The Director, JDP Caritas, Rev. Father Emmanuel Bekomson said the purpose of providing the energy saving stoves for the communities was to reduce the use of fire wood and conserve the forest.
Stakeholders urged to protect West Africa’s Guinea Forest hotspots
To prevent the depletion of endangered species in the Guinea Forest of West Africa Hotpots, stakeholders have been urged not to relent in their quest to conserve and sustainably manage the natural resources.
Ogun advocates exploitation of bamboo tree for economic growth
For rapid socio-economic development of the country, the Ogun State government has advocated increase planting and exploitation of bamboo for building, furniture and exportation purposes.
Don wants Imo to dispose refuse as Delta State sensitises residents
To avert looming environmental and health hazards in Owerri, the Imo State Capital, a Professor of Analytical and Environmental Chemistry, Ubaezue Ugochukwu Egereonu, has advised the state government to prioritise evacuation of wastes within the city.
‘Carbon law offers pathway to halve emissions every decade’
Researchers have proposed a solution in the journal Science for the global economy to rapidly reduce carbon emissions. The authors argue a carbon roadmap, driven by a simple rule of thumb or “carbon law” of halving emissions every decade, could catalyse disruptive innovation.